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Lightning Photography: A Case Study

Lightning

 

Lightning photography is a pretty specialized business, but a great lightning photograph can really help make an online story. The Ohio Newspaper Association provides this page where a newspaper photographer and weather-chaser provides tips.

 

 

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How to Photograph a Fire: A Journalist’s Guide

Fire

 

Courtesy of the Ohio Newspaper Association, this page provides some great tips for photographing fires, complete with examples.

 

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The Future of Journalism: Tom Rosenstiel at TEDxAtlanta

Tom Rosenstiel, Executive Director of the American Press Institute, addresses the question, “Has digital technology made journalism worse or better?”

Online News Association 2013 Awards

This page contains links to all of the finalists (and the winners!) of the Online News Association’s 2013 awards.

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The New, Convoluted Life Cycle Of A Newspaper Story

Journalist Lauren Rabaino examines newspaper workflow models that incorporate social media and other online tools, and offers examples and suggestions for making multi-platform coverage more reader-friendly.

News must be really hard to follow for an everyday consumer of a newspaper website. First tweets go out, sometimes with no links to additional coverage. Then a few grafs go up on a blog, followed by additional updates, either to the top of that post or as new posts. Eventually, a print story gets started, which is posted through an entirely different workflow onto a different-looking story page.

 

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